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Megan Andrews

Founding Editor & Director: Education and Special Projects

Megan Andrews, PhD, CMA, is a dance artist/scholar, educator and writer/editor, working across theory and practice in dance, somatics and performance. As a performer, Megan has worked with many independent choreographers across Canada and is currently developing a solo repertoire. She has published articles and essays in scholarly and journalistic publications and has been on faculty in the Dance Department at York University, in the Musical Theatre program at Sheridan College and in the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Megan holds a PhD in Communication and Cultural Studies, is a Certified Laban Movement Analyst, and also certified instructor of 3D Workout™, a somatics-based conditioning practice. As the founder and founding editor of The Dance Current, Megan led and developed editorial for both print and online platforms from May 1998 through June 2011. She also served as publisher from May 1998 through December 2013, directing organizational and business strategies, and growing the company from a local, grassroots newsletter to a national, multi-platform media entity. From 2013 through 2016, she held the position of Executive Director and subsequently moved into the position of Director: Education and Special Projects. 

Megan Andrews' Work

Ecological Discourses

bodies in the web of life By Mary Theresa Kelly, Megan Andrews

Climate change, the environmental crisis. How do social discourses and philosophical approaches to ecology reflect the ways in which we relate to the body? How do dancers, choreographers and movement practitioners engage with these concerns?


By Megan Andrews

Dance & technology

A troubling beauty

By Kaija Pepper, Megan Andrews

Abattoir by Kaeja d’Dance: Vancouver: March 19-20 and Toronto March 25-29, 200)

Peter Chin: ethno-choreographer

By Megan Andrews

Transmission of the Invisible by Peter Chin, Tribal Crackling Wind: Toronto: February 6-9, 2008


By Megan Andrews

Our complex humanity

10 Years, 100 Issues, Over 1 Million Words

By Amy Bowring, Megan Andrews, Georgie Donais

The Dance Current has been documenting Canadian dance for the past ten years. Peruse our gallery of back issues, all 100 of them.

Intergenerational Ethics

Is Mentorship a Solution? By Megan Andrews

The current interest in mentorship can be seen as a symptom of a changing intergenerational dynamic, and it reveals underlying anxieties about the future.


By Megan Andrews

And now - to the future!


By Megan Andrews

Transcultural dance?


By Megan Andrews

Networks of influence

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